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How to Make Lefse – Instant/Lazy Lefse with 7up

An easy way to make lefse with instant potato flakes. Just as yummy. Spread with butter, sugar, roll-up and enjoy!

  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: 18-20 rounds 1x


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  • In a large bowl, mix the potato flakes, salt, sugar, 7up, water, evaporated milk, and oil.
  • Add 2 cups of flour.
  • Mix and knead.
  • Roll the dough into balls.
  • Chill in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat the lefse griddle to 350 degrees. (may depend on your grill)
  • Pull only one ball of dough from the refrigerator at a time.
  • On a floured pastry board, roll the dough to about 12 inches in diameter.
  • Place the rolled dough on the griddle.
  • The dough will start to bubble.
  • Flip and cook the other side.
  • Repeat.
  • When you’re ready to serve — spread with butter, and sugar, roll up and enjoy!


Make sure your 7Up and evaporated milk are cold.

  • Author: Northern Yum
  • Category: Breads
  • Cuisine: Norwegian

Keywords: lefse, flatbread, 7up

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